It seems like more and more websites these days want to get a bead on you. You've no doubt seen the pop-ups: "XYZ-Site wants to know your location." Then you have to click Allow or Block.
In most cases this is an innocuous request, as determining your location is helpful (or even required) for things like calculating a shipping price or giving driving directions.
That said, you may prefer to keep this information to yourself. Indeed, whether you have privacy concerns or you're just tired of seeing that particular pop-up, you can tweak your browser so it no longer presents location requests. Here's how.
Step 1: Press Alt-F to open the menu, then click Settings.
Step 2: Scroll down to the bottom, click Show advanced settings, then click the Content settings button.
Step 3: Scroll down to the Location section, then enable Do not allow any site to track your physical location.
Step 4: Close the Settings tab.
Step 1: You don't need Edge itself for this; instead, in the Windows search bar, type Privacy, then click Privacy settings.
Step 2: Click Location, then scroll down to the section labeled "Choose apps that can use your precise location."
Step 3: Find Microsoft Edge in the list and change the setting to Off.
Step 1: Click inside the address bar, type about:config and press Enter.
Step 2: Click the acknowledgement button indicating you're OK with the risks associated with changing browser settings.
Step 3: In the search box, type geo.enabled. When that setting appears below, double-click it to toggle it off (or this case from "true" to "false").
Step 4: Close the about:config tab.